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VIDEO: Online release for The Interview

Wed, 2014-12-24 19:59
Sony Pictures is distributing its film The Interview online, after a cyber-attack and a row over its release.

Keeping your Christmas gadgets safe

Wed, 2014-12-24 19:06
Basic steps to keeping your Christmas gadgets safe

Forecasters predict icy Christmas

Wed, 2014-12-24 18:12
Christmas travellers are warned to be prepared for ice and snow across large areas of Scotland.

US lab worker monitored for Ebola

Wed, 2014-12-24 17:40
A US laboratory technician is being monitored after possible exposure to the Ebola virus, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says.

Doctors warn of Loom bands danger

Wed, 2014-12-24 17:22
Doctors are warning parents to be vigilant after seeing a spate of young children with loom bands stuck up their noses.

Viewpoint: Confrontation key to tackling violent extremism

Wed, 2014-12-24 17:08
Afzal Ashraf, a consultant fellow at the Royal United Services Institute, says governments must confront the violent extremism of jihadist groups like Islamic State, the Pakistani Taliban (TTP) and Boko Haram.

Queen pays Christmas poppy tribute

Wed, 2014-12-24 17:00
The Queen will highlight the ceramic poppy tribute to World War 1 casualties and those dealing with the Ebola disease, in her Christmas Day broadcast.

Christmas menus: turtles to turkeys

Wed, 2014-12-24 16:21
Christmas menus through the ages

The science news highlights of 2014

Wed, 2014-12-24 16:16
Science and environment news highlights from 2014

The draw of the Christmas Day swim

Wed, 2014-12-24 16:15
The draw of the Christmas Day swim

VIDEO: Unearthing Brazil's hidden slavery past

Wed, 2014-12-24 16:14
The major construction work in Rio de Janeiro ahead of the 2016 Olympics is unearthing a wealth of material from the city's dark past as a major port in the slave trade.

Brazil's hidden slavery past unveiled

Wed, 2014-12-24 16:13
Rio's grim slavery past surfaces during development

Swiss monastery opens doors to asylum seekers

Wed, 2014-12-24 16:11
Swiss monastery opens doors to asylum seekers

Jack O'Connell's Hollywood breakthrough

Wed, 2014-12-24 16:09
Why Jack O'Connell is the talk of Hollywood

Indian Ocean tsunami: Then and now

Wed, 2014-12-24 16:07
Images of transformation 10 years on from the Indian Ocean tsunami

VIDEO: Sizing up Burton's Big Eyes

Wed, 2014-12-24 16:05
Talking Movies' Tom Brook talks to Tim Burton about his latest film Big Eyes - the story of Walter Keane, who rose to fame by passing his wife's artwork off as his own.

VIDEO: Christmas marked in Bethlehem

Wed, 2014-12-24 15:48
Christians from around the world have gathered in Bethlehem to celebrate Christmas.

Who, What, Why: The questions of 2014 answered

Wed, 2014-12-24 15:31
The questions of 2014, answered succinctly

How France has forgotten the Christmas truce soldiers

Wed, 2014-12-24 15:27
How France has forgotten the WW1 enemies who shook hands

Christmas 'not a fairytale' - Welby

Wed, 2014-12-24 15:12
Fairytale endings do not reflect the true spirit of Christmas, the Archbishop of Canterbury is expected to say in his Christmas Day sermon, which alludes to the battlefield truce of 1914.